H.R. 4170 (98th): Deficit Reduction Act of 1984


Oct 20, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 18, 1984

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 18, 1984.


Pub.L. 98-369


Daniel Rostenkowski

Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 18, 1984

About the bill

Full Title

An act to provide for tax reform, and for deficit reduction.

Summary (CRS)

6/26/1984--Conference report filed in House.(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 98-861) Deficit Reduction Act of 1984 - DivisionA - Tax Reform Act of 1984 - Title I - Tax ... Read more >


Oct 20, 1983

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Oct 20, 1983
Reported by Committee

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Apr 11, 1984
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

May 17, 1984
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Jun 27, 1984
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The Senate approved a conference committee report to resolve differences in each chamber's version of the bill. The House must also approve the conference report.

Jul 18, 1984
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Jul 18, 1984
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4170”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


23 cosponsors (15D, 8R) (show)
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